Eastern Michigan Eagles visit Kent State Golden Flashes in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Eastern Michigan EaglesKent State Golden Flashes
Feb 2, 7:00 PM | Memorial Athletic Center

Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Kent State Golden Flashes Odds

10-10TEAM RECORD11-10

The Kent State Golden Flashes will hit the floor running against the visiting Eastern Michigan Eagles Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Golden Flashes currently sports a 11-10 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 8-7-1 ATS. The Eagles are 10-10 and 10-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Golden Flashes produce a 8-7 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Eagles have gone 8-5 against the number.

View Eastern Michigan vs Kent State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 9.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Golden Flashes sit at No. 149 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Eagles sit at No. 159 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Golden Flashes will win this game 65-61.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Eagles rank No. 201 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.4 per game. That compares with Kent State’s No. 179 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Kent State is college basketball's No. 157-ranked team at 6.3 per game, while the Eagles rate No. 295 with 4.8 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Eastern Michigan owns the country's No. 248-rated mark, allowing 73.2 points per game on the highway. Kent State, on the other hand, rates No. 187 in scoring at home.

Kent State was a 67-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Northern Illinois. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as favorites. The Golden Flashes endured a 67-65 loss at the hands of the Huskies on Wednesday, despite an 18 -point effort from Darren Goodson at NIU Convocation Center.

Eastern Michigan Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Buffalo are 4-6
After playing Northern Illinois are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Kent State Golden Flashes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Western Michigan are 7-3
After playing Northern Illinois are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

A few Eagles at Golden Flashes trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Eastern Michigan's last 5 games on the road
Eastern Michigan is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Eastern Michigan is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Kent State
Kent State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Eastern Michigan
Kent State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Eastern Michigan
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kent State's last 5 games when playing Eastern Michigan
Kent State is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games at home

Next up:
Eastern Michigan home to Buffalo, Wednesday, February 6
Kent State at Western Michigan, Wednesday, February 6